Dr. Tavida Kamolvej

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Dean, Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University, THAILAND

Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP)


Brief Biography

PhD in Public and International Affairs with a disertation on Disaster and Emergency Management in Thailan. Past experience as Disaster Risk expert to the Pacific Disaster Centet in Hawaii, USTDA, USAID, UNDP, UNESCO, and technical expert representing Thailand at UNDRR Sendai Framework 7 outcomes indicators design. Currently Dean, Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University in Thailand, and National Disaster and Risk Committee to Thailand.

Field of Interests

Disaster Risk Management Collaborative Governance Public Policy Analysis Strategic Design and Management Network Management

Fields of Expertise

Current Research Projects

A Review of Agricultural and Non-agricultural Real Income for Investigating Food and Nutrition Security Policy in Bangladesh

Key Publications

Credit Rationing and Pass-Through in Supply Chains: Theory and Evidence from Bangladesh (with Shahe Emran, Forhad Shilpi and Dilip Mookherjee), American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, forthcoming. Decomposing rural income into sectors to identify their likely contributions in rural poverty reduction in Bangladesh (with Nurul Islam), Asia-Pacific Journal of Rural Development, Volume 29, Issue 2, December 2019. Competition Assessment using Pass through of Raw Sugar Prices from the Global Market, Asia Pacific Journal on Environment and Development, Volume 28-31, Special Issue, 2019.

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Risks for the Female Workers Engaged in Shrimp Processing Industry in Bangladesh (with M. Nuruzzaman) Asian Fisheries Science Special Issue, 30S (2017): 181-198.

Do Consumers Benefit from Supply Chain Intermediaries: Evidence from a Policy Experiment in Edible Oils Market in Bangladesh (with Shahe Emran, Forhad Shilpi and Dilip Mookherjee), Policy Research Working Paper – WPS 7745, 2016, World Bank, Washington DC.

Connecting Farmers to Consumers: Trading in High Value Products in Bangladesh (with Forhad Shilpi, M.N. Hoque and J. Yao), 2015.
Background paper for “Dynamics of Rural Growth in Bangladesh” GFADR, World Bank, Washington DC

Postal Address

2 Prachan Rd, Pranakorn, Bangkok, THAILAND, 10200

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